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Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Monongahela River Bridge

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Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Monongahela River Bridge

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BH Photo #308691

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Overview
Lost Bridge over Monongahela River on Railroad
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1903 to give Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. to gain access to Pittsburgh proper. Only 2 bridge piers remain.
Builders
- Boller & Hodge of New York, New York (Engineers)
- George T. Barnsley (Architect)
Railroads
- Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway (P&WV)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
- Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway (WPTR)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 828.0 ft.
Also called
The Wabash Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43649, -80.00798   (decimal degrees)
40°26'11" N, 80°00'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/584137/4476677 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Inventory number
BH 64191 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2016: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 5, 2016: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added name
  • December 2, 2014: Photo imported by James Holzmeier
  • November 20, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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